Senior Front-End Engineer

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Mshield is an early stage start-up building a next-generation fraud prevention and risk management platform powered by AI and machine learning. Founded by big data and risk management experts, Mshield has one mission: to protect businesses from fraud, while improving customer experience. The company leverages the latest fraud prevention techniques, real-time data and human behavior understanding at scale to have a real impact on the operational and financial performance of companies expanding their presence online. To achieve this, we pay equal attention to developing cutting-edge technology, understanding real-life user patterns and creating innovative ML/AI models.

Everything you do matters: all your code, machine learning models, advisory, management, and other actions/roles will have a material impact on the way our clients run their business and how effectively we fight fraud and protect people from wrongdoing. You will be able to interact and meet many people from widely different cultures around the world and understand the business like few others. You will be able to say you protect people on a daily basis. You will be challenged with new technology, new processes, and new mindsets and will be asked to contribute to ensure continuous improvement. Join us and let’s change the world together!

 

Your Role

We are looking for someone who loves JavaScript, HTML and CSS. More importantly, you will want to have an active role and own the technical direction the product follows, with a critical eye for high quality.
You will work in an open and iterative environment, releasing early and often, following agile methodologies, producing prototypes, and helping building beautiful interfaces that our users will love.
If you join the team you will have the opportunity to work with a lot of different and emerging technologies (ES6, React and Redux are some examples) and you’ll have the opportunity to learn a lot.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with designers and software engineers to ship highly visual products.
  • Work efficiently and manage multiple tasks and deadlines without compromising the quality of the product.
  • Be an ambassador of Front-End stack quality for building reusable code that follows the best practises (eg. Unit tests, debuggers, profilers, architecture design).
  • A tech lead which is self-driven and wants to have an active role on the decisions that define the direction of the FE stack and architecture.
  • Motivated to learn new tecnologies being used in the industry.
  • Be a mentor to the rest of the team, teaching the best practises and how to make the correct decisions.
  • Be an owner of the product, identifying technical debt, proposing concrete solutions.

 

 Requirements 

  • 3+ years’ work experience as a frontend developer
  • Working experience with Angular and/or React, HTML, CSS, Git, Agile Development and APIs is essential
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.